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The Shore Explorer

The Shore Explorer

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One trip is required per group.

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Hop from shore to shore on this iconic beachside road trip just a short drive from the tri-state area. Alongside beaches, you'll also explore waterside boardwalks, age-old lighthouses, scenic viewpoints, and delicious local eateries.

Trip Highlights

  • A picturesque beachside boardwalk
  • Funky cafes, fresh seafood and iconic BBQ restaurant options
  • A couple of historic lighthouses
  • 4+ beaches to choose from!


This trip can be done any day of the week from Spring - Fall. Be prepared for more traffic on summer weekends. We do not recommend doing this trip during the winter.


  • Families
  • History buffs
  • Photographers
  • Seniors



We've got a beautiful waterfront walk to start off your day of shore hopping (coffee recommendations are included). Drive time to the second stop is 15 minutes.


This stop will have you choosing between two beach options. One with a boardwalk and the other with epic views. Drive time to the third stop is 20 minutes.


Get your cameras out! Choose between a historic lighthouse or an iconic viewpoint. If you're hungry at this point, try one of our BBQ or seafood recommendations. Drive time to the fourth stop is 20 minutes


Depending on how much time you have, we suggest two great waterside options - An 18th century farmhouse just 5 minutes from your third stop, or a beach and lighthouse 18+ minutes away.



Can depart from

New York City Area, Trenton Area, Newark Area, Philadelphia Area

Before you go

What You'll Need to Bring

  • Bug Spray
  • Camera
  • Cash
  • Walking Shoes
  • Water
  • Reusable Shopping Bags
  • Road Trip Snacks
  • Bathing Suit
  • Beach Towel

Additional Details

  • Dog-Friendly
  • Accessible
  • Kid-Friendly


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  • From Newark, NJ:

2 hours and 45 minutes / 88 miles

  • From Trenton, NJ:

2 hours and 55 minutes / 130 miles

  • From Manhattan, NY:

2 hours and 55 minutes / 113 miles

  • From Philadelphia, PA:

3 hours and 40 minutes / 187 miles

  • From Allentown, PA*:

4 hours and 5 minutes / 205 miles

  • From Wilmington, DE*:

4 hours and 30 minutes / 247 miles

*We recommend booking an overnight hotel if the driving distance is greater than 4 hours round-trip.

This trip can be done any day of the week from Spring - Fall.

The brewery is best visited Friday - Sunday and historic home tours are Wednesday - Sunday. Be prepared for more traffic on summer weekends.

We recommend leaving anytime between 8:30 and 9:30 am. The later you leave, the less time you may have to complete all of the stops.

This trip is pet-friendly! At every stop there will be at least one option for you to explore with your furry friend.

We recommended bringing up to 5 people on your surprise road trip.

If you're bringing a larger group, we highly recommend having one person in charge of booking reservations at restaurants and attractions in advance. Please see the previous page for a copy of the digital itinerary.

First Stop: No fee.

Second Stop: Beach options have a $2/hour parking fee.

Third Stop: Our featured stop has an optional $5 entrance fee. We provide free alternatives.

Fourth Stop: Our featured stops are free to explore. If you want to end the day at another beach, this is $20/car.

*Please note: gas, tolls, and food may be additional costs.

After booking your trip, we'll send you a confirmation email with a few recommended accommodation options.

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